Definition of square eyes in US English:

square eyes

plural noun

  • Eyes supposedly affected by excessive television viewing.

    ‘he watched so much TV he'd got square eyes’
    • ‘What with the NatWest one day matches between England and Australia and Bangladesh during the day, plus another Lions match, I finished the weekend with square eyes from watching too much TV.’
    • ‘I have square eyes from watching the UKTV Gold Pride and Prejudice fest today.’
    • ‘And because my viewing time was rationed in case I got square eyes, TV was exotic.’
    • ‘Expect me to soon have very square eyes - there's a LOT to watch!’